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    Brexit Doesn’t Actually Help Putin
    Jul06

    Brexit Doesn’t Actually Help Putin

    Daniel Kochis Politics, Europe NATO, not the EU, guarantees European security. Will Britain’s vote to leave the European Union be a boon for Putin’s Russia? This claim was often repeated during the run-up to the vote and trotted out again in the aftermath of Thursday’s referendum. But it deserves a skeptical eye. First and...

    Dutch Investigators Of MH17 Crash In Moscow For Two-Day Visit
    Jul06

    Dutch Investigators Of MH17 Crash In Moscow For Two-Day Visit

    Representatives of the Joint International Criminal Investigation Team have arrived in Moscow to discuss their probe into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News Wrap: Iraq bombing death toll rises as search teams find more victims
    Jul06

    News Wrap: Iraq bombing death toll rises as search teams find more victims

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. Gwen Ifill is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight: JAMES COMEY, FBI Director: No charges are appropriate in this case. JUDY WOODRUFF: Despite declaring Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server while secretary of state extremely careless, the FBI says there is not enough evidence to...

    Desire to break free from Ukraine keeps devastated Donetsk fighting​
    Jul06

    Desire to break free from Ukraine keeps devastated Donetsk fighting​

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Tonight, we begin a weeklong series from Eastern Europe that we’re calling Fault Lines. On Friday, NATO will announce the largest military buildup in Europe since the Cold War. Tensions between the West and Russia have reached the highest level since the fall of the Soviet Union. This week, we will examine the causes of that...

    Ukraine’s Former Prime Minister on Dirty Politics, Populist ‘Bullshit,’ and Life After ‘Political Suicide’
    Jul05

    Ukraine’s Former Prime Minister on Dirty Politics, Populist ‘Bullshit,’ and Life After ‘Political Suicide’

    Shortly after stepping down from power in Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with FP to discuss his future — and Ukraine’s. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Cohen: Ukraine’s uneasy past is belied by its determination to have a future
    Jul05

    Cohen: Ukraine’s uneasy past is belied by its determination to have a future

    KYIV, Ukraine – This is not a country weary of the past and frightened of the future. It does not seem poor, forlorn or even at war. To follow the news and read the statistics, you’d think Ukraine was the sick man of Europe – a moniker that once belonged to Turkey and that Turkey now reclaims. Ukraine defies easy characterization. But one...

    Poland’s Nightmare: Russia Deploys More Lethal S-300 Batteries to Belarus
    Jul05

    Poland’s Nightmare: Russia Deploys More Lethal S-300 Batteries to Belarus

    Chris Biggers S-300, Russia The satellite imagery, some of which Google Earth published last week, indicates the presence of additional S-300 near Polatsk and Grodno, locations running along the Poland and Lithuania borders. Satellite imagery confirms that Russia delivered new surface-to-air missile systems to Belarus, its frontline ally and last...

    Ukraine plans alternative route after Russian transit ban
    Jul05

    Ukraine plans alternative route after Russian transit ban

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, July 5 (UPI) — Ukraine is seeking a new route for shipping goods to Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic after Russia placed new restrictions on transit through its territory. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Parliament Strips Lawmaker Of Immunity Over Alleged Fraud
    Jul05

    Ukraine Parliament Strips Lawmaker Of Immunity Over Alleged Fraud

    Ukraine’s parliament has stripped a lawmaker accused of misappropriating more than $60 million of his immunity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian soldiers pass on life-saving tips to Ukrainian troops fighting Russian-backed separatists
    Jul05

    Canadian soldiers pass on life-saving tips to Ukrainian troops fighting Russian-backed separatists

    YAVORIV, Ukraine — Seven thousand kilometres from Quebec, but only 10 hours by road from the bloody battlefields of eastern Ukraine, about 200 soldiers mostly from Canada’s storied Royal 22nd Regiment, the Vandoos, are helping to prepare Ukrainian infantry, medics and combat engineers to defend their country against Russian-backed...